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To get a pregnancy test or not?

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Larahey · 07/04/2021 11:28

I recently had a baby, had my first period even though I'm bf late feb and dtd with dp beforehand. I've been awaiting for my second period and nothing has happened. Since I already had a period after dtd I know the chances of being pregnant are slim to none so I guess I need people on here to confirm to me I would be unreasonable to run out and get a test. I know when your bf hormones are all over the place and just assume I'm late? In terms of symptoms I've been having cravings galore and nausea but put that all down to post partum. AIBU? Should I get a test today to put my mind at ease? Dp thinks theres no way I'm pregnant but the wait for af is making me wonder Confused

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Mylovelyhorsee · 07/04/2021 12:26

Why would it be unreasonable? Get a test if you want to know for sure.


DoubleHelix79 · 07/04/2021 12:29

The simple strip ones are so cheap, I'd just get a pack and test instead of worrying.


britnay · 07/04/2021 12:37

Are you using any form of contraception? If not, then do a test.


CentBoppers · 07/04/2021 12:38

Nah, just leave it.

Seriously, what do you expect people to say?

Go and get a test.


Kittykatmacbill · 07/04/2021 12:46

Go get a test obviously.

Yes you could well be pregnant.


Beseigedbykillersquirrels · 07/04/2021 13:32

If you've had unprotected sex then of course you could be pregnant. Nobody on the internet is going to be able to guess whether you are or not. You could have popped out, bought the test and have had an answer in the two hours since you wrote this thread.


AllThatFancyPaintsAsFair · 07/04/2021 13:34

Your question doesn't make sense, there aren't any options but to get a test or not get one. How are we meant to answer? Grin


BrumBoo · 07/04/2021 13:39


kwiksavenofrillsusername · 07/04/2021 13:45

Nah you’re not pregnant.

Or maybe you are. I dunno. I’m an internet stranger.

Have you had your COVID jab recently? On another thread we were discussing how that can mess with your hormones and make your period late. Still do a test though.


Bettina500 · 07/04/2021 13:47

When I was BF my periods were all over the place and definitely not every month.
Take a test by all means but if you've had a period since you last had sex I'd say it's pretty unlikely.


SatsumasOrClementines · 07/04/2021 13:50

Dp thinks theres no way I'm pregnant
You had unprotected sex before your period...


Unanananana · 07/04/2021 14:02

You might or might not be pregnant.....


Bluesheep8 · 07/04/2021 14:11

Dp thinks theres no way I'm pregnant



ProfessorInkling · 07/04/2021 14:12

A test will be more reliable than us lot.


BeeDavis · 07/04/2021 14:16

Are you an adult or not? Just take a test, what’s the issue 🥵


Ivy455 · 07/04/2021 14:55

Definitely get a test.


NotATomato · 07/04/2021 15:44

If you had unprotected sex then yes you could be pregnant. Are you thinking bf is a contraception method?


Dishwashersaurous · 07/04/2021 15:46

What contraception did you use?

If you had unprotected sex then of course you could be pregnant.

You must have heard of people having babies really close together eg same school year.

Take a test


Dishwashersaurous · 07/04/2021 15:48

and generally once your period returns then breastfeeding isn't any use as a contraception method because your cycle has returned.

It is only effective as a method whereby the cycle is prevented in entirely


Onairjunkie · 07/04/2021 15:49

Dp thinks theres no way I'm pregnant

This man is responsible for a child. 🤦🏼‍♀️


Larahey · 07/04/2021 16:23

I've had a period since I slept with partner. Hence why I think I'm just being overly paranoid and should just wait. I'm asking if people that have just given birth have their periods regularly or not as I was not told what to expect by hv infection I've had no contact with hv and am generally anxious

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Royalbloo · 07/04/2021 16:29

I'd do it to stop thinking about it if I'm honest. It'll only take a minute and then you'll know.


CentBoppers · 07/04/2021 17:08

I'm asking if people that have just given birth have their periods regularly or not

But that isn't what you asked.
You asked if you should do a pregnancy test.
Everyone is telling you yes, so why not just do it and then it will be one less thing to worry about.


Larahey · 07/04/2021 17:32

Okay thanks will get one tonight for a peace of mind

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Larahey · 07/04/2021 17:34

@CentBoppers maybe I didnt make it clear in my op that's what I meant when I said about hormones being all over the place when bf. I dont know if irregular periods are considered normal after birth due to this. I would just like to know what to expect with my body

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